Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12216/175
Title: Ethical considerations raised by using near field communication technology for mobile payments
Authors: Halaweh, M. 
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Brunel University London Press
Journal: Proceedings of the European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, EMCIS 2012 2012 
Conference: European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, EMCIS 2012; Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten MaximilianstrasseMunich; Germany; 7 June 2012 through 8 June 2012; Code 117886 
Abstract: Technology develops rapidly and this continually leads to raising new ethical problems that did not previously exist. Technology, like medicine, sometimes causes negative side effects. One of these emerging technologies is near field communication (NFC). This technology enables mobile devices to exchange data in a short range. This paper presents literature on NFC and justifies that the ethical issues associated with using it were not previously discussed. This makes it an interesting area of research that needs to be addressed. Therefore, this paper will discuss, based on the foundation of ethical theories, the ethical concerns that arise as a result of using this emerging technology for mobile payments. Then, it proposes a set of proactive actions that can be taken to address these concerns. A direction for future research is also provided to empirically test the concepts that have been highlighted in this paper.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12216/175
DOI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84962675729&partnerID=40&md5=788f8e3bd047041ac61f5e013d2ca063
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